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News in the McCulley Lab

2014

September

Dan Weber will be leaving the lab to take a position as the lab coordinator in the Biology Department at UK.  Congrats & good luck, Dan!

August

Rebecca, Jim, and Lizzie returned from their sabatical in Portugal.  Welcome home guys!

 

Lindsey Slaughter received 2nd place for her proposal talk in the IPSS Grad Student Mini Symposium.  Go Lindsey!

 

June

Becca Shelton represented UK as a student cultivator and presented a poster at the Farm Foundation's bi-annual meeting in Oklahoma.

 

May

Michael Hurak, UK undergrad majoring in Sustainable Agriculture, joined the lab as a student worker for the summer.  Welcome Michael!

 

April

Dan Weber succesfully defended his M.S. thesis and will continue his work in the lab as a technician.  Congrats Dan!

 

January

Rebecca, Jim, and Lizzie will be in Lisbon, Portugal on sabbatical through the end of July, 2014.


2013

July

Jihan Ahmed left the lab to and will be pursuing a Ph.D. in microbiology at UK beginning in 2014.  Best wishes, Jihan!

 

Marie Bourguignon successfully defended her M.S. thesis and is immediately beginning work towards a Ph.D. at Iowa State University.  Congrats & good luck, Marie!

 

Becca Shelton joined the lab as a Graduate Research Assistant, pursuing a M.S.

 

May

Eric Kalosa-Kenyon, an undergraduate from Brown University, joined the lab for the summer as part of UK's Suburban Ecology and Invasive Species REU.

 

April

Ben Leffew successfully defended his M.S. thesis.  Ben will be the Assistant Property Manager at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Harrodsburg, KY.

 

2012

July

Lindsey Slaughter successfully defended her thesis and completed her M.S.  Lindsey will begin work immediately as a Ph.D. student in the lab.  Congrats Lindsey!

 

Welcome to baby Charlotte Michael, daughter of Luke Box and Ellen Lacey!

 

Welcome to baby Maryam Javed, daughter of Javed and Nazya Iqbal!

 

June

Dan Weber, a former undergraduate summer worker, has returned to the lab as a Graduate Research Assistant after completing his B.S. at the Univeristy of Kansas.

 

May

Dawn DeColibus, an undergraduate from Ohio Northern University, joined the lab for the summer as part of UK's Suburban Ecology and Invasive Species REU.

 

February

Welcome to baby Wendell Boreal, son of Glade Brosi and Andrea Bixby-Brosi!

 

2011

August

Marie Bourguigon, a former summer intern from Dijon, France, joined the lab as a Graduate Research Assistant and is pursuing a M.S. in Plant and Soil Sciences.

 

Dr. Javed Iqbal left the lab for a position as a post-doctoral scholar at Iowa State University.

 

July

Sarah Hall successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation and graduated. She will begin a position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences at Berea College in August. Sarah also got married to Jake Royce this month. Congrats Sarah!

 

Cody Burton completed his M.S. degree. He will begin working towards a PhD. at Louisiana State University in August. Congrats Cody!

 

Jihan Ahmed joined the group as a lab technician.

 

2010

December

Glade Brosi successfully defended his thesis and completed his M.S. Congrats Glade!

October

Ben Leffew (B.S. Univ of Kentucky 2007) joined the lab as a Graduate Research Assistant and is pursuing a M.S. in Plant and Soil Sciences.

August

Lindsey Slaughter (B.S Univ of Tennessee at Martin 2010) joined the lab as a Graduate Research Assistant and is pursuing a M.S. in Plant and Soil Sciences.

 

2009

November

Dr. Javed Iqbal from Layyah, Punjab, Pakistan joined our lab as a post-doctoral scholar.

October

Rebecca McCulley was awarded '2009 Distinguished Alum' of the Colorado State University Graduate Degree Program in Ecology. Congrats Rebecca!!

August

Cody Burton (B.S. Kansas State University 2009) joined the lab as a Graduate Research Assistant and is pursuing a M.S. in Plant and Soil Sciences.

July

Glade Brosi and Andrea Bixby (Ph.D. candidate Dept. of Entomology) are engaged to be married!! Congrats you guys!!

May

The switches were flipped on the University of Kentucky Global Climate Change Project (DOE-NICCR). Thanks everyone for the hard work!!

April

Elizabeth Carlisle (B.S. Tulane Univ. 2003; M.S. Fordham Univ. 2006) joined our lab as a research technician.

 

 

 

 

 

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